IAS And IFRS Questions: Accounting Quiz!

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  • 1. 

    What is IAS 1?

    • A.

      Events After the Balance Sheet Date

    • B.

      Financial Instrument: Recognition and Measurement

    • C.

      Preparation of Financial Statements

    • D.

      Non – Current Assets Held for Sale and Discontinued Operations

    Correct Answer
    C. Preparation of Financial Statements
    Explanation
    IAS 1 is a standard that provides guidelines for the preparation and presentation of financial statements. It sets out the minimum requirements for the content and format of financial statements, including the statement of financial position, statement of comprehensive income, statement of changes in equity, and statement of cash flows. It also provides guidance on the recognition, measurement, presentation, and disclosure of various items in the financial statements. Therefore, the answer "Preparation of Financial Statements" is correct as it accurately describes the subject matter of IAS 1.

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  • 2. 

    What is IAS 2?

    • A.

      Inventory Valuation

    • B.

      Preparation of Financial Statements

    • C.

      Accounting Policies, Changes in Accounting Estimates and Errors

    • D.

      Leases

    Correct Answer
    A. Inventory Valuation
    Explanation
    IAS 2 is an accounting standard that provides guidance on how to value and report inventory in financial statements. It outlines the methods for determining the cost of inventory, including the cost of purchase, cost of conversion, and other costs incurred in bringing the inventory to its present location and condition. The standard also requires the disclosure of certain information related to inventory, such as the accounting policies used and any write-downs or reversals of write-downs. Therefore, Inventory Valuation is the correct answer as it accurately describes the content and focus of IAS 2.

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  • 3. 

    What is IAS 4?

    • A.

      Income Taxes

    • B.

      Property Plant and Equipment

    • C.

      Depreciation Accountings

    • D.

      Events After the Balance Sheet Date

    Correct Answer
    C. Depreciation Accountings
    Explanation
    IAS 4, or International Accounting Standard 4, is a standard that specifically deals with the accounting treatment of depreciation. It provides guidelines on how to recognize, measure, and disclose depreciation expenses in financial statements. This standard is important as it ensures that depreciation is accurately recorded and reported, allowing stakeholders to make informed decisions about an entity's financial performance and position.

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  • 4. 

    What is IAS 7?

    • A.

      Consolidated and Separate Financial Statements

    • B.

      Construction Contracts

    • C.

      Depreciation Accountings

    • D.

      Cashflow Statements

    Correct Answer
    D. Cashflow Statements
    Explanation
    IAS 7 refers to International Accounting Standard 7, which is a standard issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) that provides guidance on the preparation and presentation of cash flow statements. The cash flow statement is a financial statement that shows the inflows and outflows of cash and cash equivalents from operating, investing, and financing activities during a specific period. It provides information about an entity's ability to generate cash, its liquidity, and its cash flow management. Therefore, IAS 7 is specifically related to the preparation and presentation of cash flow statements in financial reporting.

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  • 5. 

    What is IAS 8?

    • A.

      Accounting Policies, Changes in Accounting Estimates and Errors

    • B.

      Accounting for Investments

    • C.

      Related Party Disclosure

    • D.

      Financial Instruments: Presentation and Disclosure

    Correct Answer
    A. Accounting Policies, Changes in Accounting Estimates and Errors
    Explanation
    IAS 8 is a standard issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) that provides guidelines for selecting and applying accounting policies, making changes in accounting estimates, and correcting errors in financial statements. It sets out the criteria for selecting and changing accounting policies when no specific standard applies to a particular transaction or event. It also defines how changes in accounting estimates should be accounted for and requires the correction of errors in previous financial statements. Overall, IAS 8 ensures consistency and transparency in financial reporting by providing guidance on accounting policies, estimates, and error corrections.

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  • 6. 

    What is IAS 10?

    • A.

      Events After the Balance Sheet Date

    • B.

      Preparation of Financial Statements

    • C.

      Depreciation Accountings

    • D.

      Accounting Policies, Changes in Accounting Estimates and Errors

    Correct Answer
    A. Events After the Balance Sheet Date
    Explanation
    IAS 10 refers to International Accounting Standard 10, which is a standard that provides guidelines for the treatment and disclosure of events that occur after the balance sheet date but before the financial statements are authorized for issue. These events are referred to as events after the balance sheet date. The standard requires entities to adjust the financial statements for material events that provide additional evidence of conditions that existed at the balance sheet date. It also requires disclosure of non-adjusting events that are material and could have a significant impact on the entity's financial position.

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  • 7. 

    What is IAS 11?

    • A.

      Construction Contracts

    • B.

      Accounting Policies, Changes in Accounting Estimates and Errors

    • C.

      Government Grants

    • D.

      Revenue

    Correct Answer
    A. Construction Contracts
    Explanation
    IAS 11 refers to the International Accounting Standard 11, which specifically deals with Construction Contracts. This standard provides guidelines for recognizing revenue and costs associated with construction contracts. It outlines the criteria for determining when to recognize revenue and how to measure it, as well as how to allocate costs to different accounting periods. This standard is important for entities involved in construction activities as it ensures consistent and accurate accounting treatment for construction contracts.

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  • 8. 

    What is IAS 12?

    • A.

      Income Taxes

    • B.

      Preparation of Financial Statements

    • C.

      Cashflow Statements

    • D.

      Depreciation Accountings

    Correct Answer
    A. Income Taxes
    Explanation
    IAS 12 refers to the International Accounting Standard 12, which is specifically related to Income Taxes. This standard provides guidance on how to account for income taxes, including the recognition, measurement, presentation, and disclosure of income tax assets and liabilities. It outlines the principles for determining the tax base of assets and liabilities, as well as how to account for current and deferred tax expenses or benefits. Overall, IAS 12 ensures that companies accurately reflect the impact of income taxes in their financial statements.

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  • 9. 

    What is IAS 16?

    • A.

      Impairment of Assets

    • B.

      Investment in Associates

    • C.

      Revenue

    • D.

      Property Plant and Equipment

    Correct Answer
    D. Property Plant and Equipment
    Explanation
    IAS 16 refers to the International Accounting Standard 16, which specifically deals with the accounting treatment and disclosure requirements for Property, Plant, and Equipment (PPE). This standard provides guidance on recognizing, measuring, and presenting PPE in the financial statements. It outlines the criteria for initial recognition, subsequent measurement, depreciation, revaluation, and derecognition of PPE. Therefore, IAS 16 is related to the accounting treatment of tangible assets like land, buildings, machinery, and vehicles that are used in the production or supply of goods or services, or for administrative purposes.

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  • 10. 

    What is IAS 17?

    • A.

      Accounting Policies, Changes in Accounting Estimates and Errors

    • B.

      Non – Current Assets Held for Sale and Discontinued Operations

    • C.

      Construction Contracts

    • D.

      Leases

    Correct Answer
    D. Leases
    Explanation
    IAS 17 is an international accounting standard that specifically deals with leases. It provides guidance on how to account for leases, both from the perspective of the lessee (the party that uses the asset) and the lessor (the party that owns the asset and leases it out). The standard outlines the recognition, measurement, presentation, and disclosure requirements for leases, helping to ensure that leases are appropriately reflected in the financial statements of both parties involved.

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  • 11. 

    What is IAS18?

    • A.

      Depreciation Accountings

    • B.

      Events After the Balance Sheet Date

    • C.

      Accounting Policies, Changes in Accounting Estimates and Errors

    • D.

      Revenue

    Correct Answer
    D. Revenue
    Explanation
    IAS 18 is an international accounting standard that provides guidelines for recognizing and measuring revenue from the sale of goods, rendering of services, and the use of assets by others. It outlines the criteria for revenue recognition, including when to recognize revenue, how to determine the amount of revenue to be recognized, and the accounting treatment for specific types of transactions. This standard ensures that revenue is recognized in a consistent and reliable manner, allowing for comparability between different entities and financial statements.

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  • 12. 

    What is IAS 20?

    • A.

      Preparation of Financial Statements

    • B.

      Depreciation Accountings

    • C.

      Accounting Policies, Changes in Accounting Estimates and Errors

    • D.

      Government Grants

    Correct Answer
    D. Government Grants
    Explanation
    IAS 20 is an accounting standard that provides guidance on how to account for and disclose government grants. Government grants are financial assistance provided by the government to an entity, usually with the objective of supporting its activities or encouraging it to undertake certain activities. The standard outlines the recognition, measurement, and presentation requirements for government grants, including both non-monetary and monetary grants. It also specifies the accounting treatment for grants related to assets, income, and expenses, as well as the disclosures that need to be made in the financial statements.

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  • 13. 

    What is IAS 23?

    • A.

      Borrowing Costs

    • B.

      First Time Adoption of IFRS

    • C.

      Provision, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets

    • D.

      Consolidated and Separate Financial Statements

    Correct Answer
    A. Borrowing Costs
    Explanation
    IAS 23 refers to the International Accounting Standard 23, which is specifically related to Borrowing Costs. This standard provides guidelines on how to account for the borrowing costs incurred by an entity while obtaining funds to acquire or construct a qualifying asset. It outlines the criteria for capitalization of borrowing costs and the treatment of borrowing costs as an expense. This standard ensures that borrowing costs are appropriately recognized and allocated in the financial statements, enhancing the comparability and transparency of financial reporting.

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  • 14. 

    What is IAS 24?

    • A.

      Related Party Disclosure

    • B.

      Accounting for Investments

    • C.

      Consolidated and Separate Financial Statements

    • D.

      Financial Instruments: Presentation and Disclosure

    Correct Answer
    A. Related Party Disclosure
    Explanation
    IAS 24 is an accounting standard that specifically deals with the disclosure of related party relationships and transactions. It requires entities to disclose information about transactions and balances with related parties, which could potentially influence the financial statements. This standard aims to ensure transparency and prevent any potential conflicts of interest or bias in financial reporting. Therefore, the correct answer is "Related Party Disclosure."

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  • 15. 

    What is IAS 25?

    • A.

      Inventory Valuation

    • B.

      Accounting for Investments

    • C.

      Cashflow Statements

    • D.

      Depreciation Accountings

    Correct Answer
    B. Accounting for Investments
    Explanation
    IAS 25 refers to the International Accounting Standard 25, which specifically deals with the accounting for investments. This standard provides guidelines on how to recognize, measure, and disclose investments in the financial statements of an entity. It covers various types of investments, including equity securities, debt securities, and investments in subsidiaries, associates, and joint ventures. The standard ensures that investments are reported accurately and consistently, allowing users of financial statements to make informed decisions.

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  • 16. 

    What is IAS 27?

    • A.

      Consolidated and Separate Financial Statements

    • B.

      Financial Instruments: Presentation and Disclosure

    • C.

      Provision, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets

    • D.

      EPS

    Correct Answer
    A. Consolidated and Separate Financial Statements
    Explanation
    IAS 27 is an accounting standard that provides guidance on the preparation and presentation of consolidated financial statements, as well as separate financial statements. Consolidated financial statements combine the financial information of a parent company and its subsidiaries, while separate financial statements only include the financial information of an individual entity. This standard ensures that financial statements accurately reflect the financial position, performance, and cash flows of the reporting entity and its subsidiaries.

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  • 17. 

    What is IAS 28?

    • A.

      Investment in Associates

    • B.

      Financial Instruments: Presentation and Disclosure

    • C.

      Financial Instrument: Recognition and Measurement

    • D.

      First Time Adoption of IFRS

    Correct Answer
    A. Investment in Associates
    Explanation
    IAS 28 is a standard that deals with the accounting treatment for investments in associates. An associate is an entity over which the investor has significant influence but not control. This standard provides guidance on how to account for these investments, including the equity method of accounting. It also covers the disclosure requirements for investments in associates. Therefore, the correct answer is "Investment in Associates."

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  • 18. 

    What is IAS 32?

    • A.

      Financial Instruments: Presentation and Disclosure

    • B.

      EPS

    • C.

      Impairment of Assets

    • D.

      Provision, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets

    Correct Answer
    A. Financial Instruments: Presentation and Disclosure
    Explanation
    IAS 32 is a financial reporting standard issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). It specifically deals with the presentation and disclosure of financial instruments. Financial instruments include items such as cash, equity instruments, and derivatives. The standard provides guidelines on how these instruments should be classified, measured, and presented in financial statements. It also outlines the disclosures that need to be made in the financial statements to provide users with relevant and reliable information about the nature and extent of an entity's financial instruments.

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  • 19. 

    What is IAS 33?

    • A.

      EPS

    • B.

      Business Combinations

    • C.

      Non – Current Assets Held for Sale and Discontinued Operations

    • D.

      Intangible Assets

    Correct Answer
    A. EPS
    Explanation
    IAS 33 stands for International Accounting Standard 33, which is a standard issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) that provides guidelines for the calculation and presentation of earnings per share (EPS) for companies. EPS is a financial metric that measures the profitability of a company by dividing its net income by the number of outstanding shares. This standard ensures consistency and comparability in the calculation and presentation of EPS across different companies, allowing investors and stakeholders to make informed decisions.

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  • 20. 

    What is IAS 36?

    • A.

      Investment in Associates

    • B.

      Financial Instrument: Recognition and Measurement

    • C.

      Financial Instruments: Presentation and Disclosure

    • D.

      Impairment of Assets

    Correct Answer
    D. Impairment of Assets
    Explanation
    IAS 36 is a standard that deals with the impairment of assets. It provides guidance on how to assess and recognize impairment losses for all types of assets, except for inventories, deferred tax assets, and certain financial assets. The standard requires entities to regularly assess whether there are any indicators of impairment and, if so, to estimate the recoverable amount of the asset and recognize an impairment loss if the carrying amount exceeds the recoverable amount. This standard is important as it ensures that assets are not carried at a value higher than their recoverable amount, thus providing users of financial statements with reliable and relevant information.

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  • 21. 

    What is IAS 37?

    • A.

      Financial Instruments: Presentation and Disclosure

    • B.

      Consolidated and Separate Financial Statements

    • C.

      Provision, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets

    • D.

      Investment Properties

    Correct Answer
    C. Provision, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets
    Explanation
    IAS 37 is a financial reporting standard that provides guidance on the recognition and measurement of provisions, contingent liabilities, and contingent assets. It sets out the criteria for recognizing and measuring provisions, which are liabilities of uncertain timing or amount. It also provides guidance on recognizing and disclosing contingent liabilities, which are possible obligations that arise from past events and whose existence will be confirmed only by the occurrence or non-occurrence of one or more uncertain future events. Additionally, IAS 37 addresses the recognition and disclosure of contingent assets, which are possible assets that arise from past events and whose existence will be confirmed only by the occurrence or non-occurrence of one or more uncertain future events.

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  • 22. 

    What is IAS 38?

    • A.

      Intangible Assets

    • B.

      Non – Current Assets Held for Sale and Discontinued Operations

    • C.

      Business Combinations

    • D.

      Provision, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets

    Correct Answer
    A. Intangible Assets
    Explanation
    IAS 38 refers to the International Accounting Standard 38, which deals with the accounting treatment and recognition of intangible assets. Intangible assets are non-physical assets that lack physical substance but have value to the company, such as patents, copyrights, trademarks, and goodwill. IAS 38 provides guidelines on how to recognize, measure, and disclose these intangible assets in the financial statements. It also specifies the criteria for initial recognition, subsequent measurement, and impairment of intangible assets. Therefore, the correct answer is "Intangible Assets."

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  • 23. 

    What is IAS 39?

    • A.

      Financial Instrument: Recognition and Measurement

    • B.

      Preparation of Financial Statements

    • C.

      Depreciation Accountings

    • D.

      Cashflow Statements

    Correct Answer
    A. Financial Instrument: Recognition and Measurement
    Explanation
    IAS 39 is a standard issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) that provides guidance on the recognition and measurement of financial instruments. It outlines the criteria for classifying and measuring financial assets and liabilities, including derivatives, and provides guidance on the recognition of gains and losses. This standard is important for financial reporting as it ensures consistency and transparency in the accounting treatment of financial instruments. It helps users of financial statements to understand the nature and extent of an entity's exposure to financial risks and the impact on its financial performance and position.

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  • 24. 

    What is IAS 40?

    • A.

      Investment Properties

    • B.

      Impairment of Assets

    • C.

      Intangible Assets

    • D.

      Related Party Disclosure

    Correct Answer
    A. Investment Properties
    Explanation
    IAS 40 refers to the International Accounting Standard 40, which provides guidelines for the accounting treatment of investment properties. Investment properties are properties held for the purpose of earning rental income or capital appreciation, rather than for use in the production or supply of goods or services or for administrative purposes. This standard sets out the criteria for recognition, measurement, and disclosure of investment properties, ensuring that they are accounted for in a consistent and transparent manner. Therefore, the correct answer is Investment Properties.

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  • 25. 

    What is IFRS 1?

    • A.

      First Time Adoption of IFRS

    • B.

      Business Combinations

    • C.

      Non – Current Assets Held for Sale and Discontinued Operations

    • D.

      Preparation of Financial Statements

    Correct Answer
    A. First Time Adoption of IFRS
    Explanation
    IFRS 1 refers to First Time Adoption of IFRS. This standard provides guidance on how an entity should prepare and present its first set of financial statements under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). It outlines the requirements for transitioning from previous accounting standards to IFRS, including the recognition and measurement of assets, liabilities, income, and expenses. It also provides exemptions and exceptions for certain areas where applying IFRS for the first time may be impracticable or costly. Overall, IFRS 1 ensures that entities adopt IFRS consistently and transparently in their financial reporting.

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  • 26. 

    What is IFRS 3?

    • A.

      Borrowing Costs

    • B.

      Government Grants

    • C.

      Business Combinations

    • D.

      Property Plant and Equipment

    Correct Answer
    C. Business Combinations
    Explanation
    IFRS 3 refers to the International Financial Reporting Standard 3, which specifically deals with the accounting treatment for business combinations. It provides guidelines on how to account for the acquisition of one entity by another, including the recognition, measurement, and disclosure of the assets, liabilities, and goodwill arising from the combination. This standard aims to ensure that financial statements accurately reflect the economic reality of the combined entity and provide relevant information to users of the financial statements.

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  • 27. 

    What is IFRS 5?

    • A.

      Non – Current Assets Held for Sale and Discontinued Operations

    • B.

      Financial Instruments: Presentation and Disclosure

    • C.

      Financial Instrument: Recognition and Measurement

    • D.

      Business Combinations

    Correct Answer
    A. Non – Current Assets Held for Sale and Discontinued Operations
    Explanation
    IFRS 5 refers to Non – Current Assets Held for Sale and Discontinued Operations. This standard provides guidance on how to classify, measure, and disclose non-current assets that are held for sale or are part of a discontinued operation. It sets out the criteria for classifying assets as held for sale and the measurement principles to be applied. This standard also requires the disclosure of information related to discontinued operations, such as the results of operations and cash flows for the discontinued operation.

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